Take mom to Toby’s Dinner Theatre, currently performing The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and enjoy a night of food, music, and the magical story telling of a Disney Classic. Performances run all Mother’s Day weekend.

If Dad is a fan of musical theater, be sure to come on Father’s Day to enjoy a live performance of Grease, which begins its run May 22nd. Tickets are available here.  

Toby's Dinner Theatre

The Howard County Conservancy will be hosting a Mother’s Day Special - Tea, Scones, and Garden Walk on May 11th. Stroll through the gardens, learn about design and planting from members of the Howard County Garden Club, and enjoy bottomless cups of tea and freshly baked Scottish scones.


Is your mom a thrill seeker? Terrapin Adventures Mother’s Day Special will be taking place May 12th. With zip lines, a giant swing, rock walls, and rope courses, and more, this will be a unique and exciting Mother’s Day she will never forget. Available packages can be viewed here.

terrapin adventure

Sharp’s at Waterford Farm has an Alternative Mother’s Day event on May 12th from 3 PM to 5 PM. Bring a favorite container or buy one of theirs and make an herb or flower container. They’ll give a cocoa bark mulch and a Happy Mother’s Day tag. There will be live animal feeding and a hayride through the farm and across the Cattail Creek. This is a free event for mothers attending with children. Registration is required on or before May 11th.

Turf Valley

Moms are some of the hardest working people we know and they deserve some pampering! Gift them some relaxing me time at one of the many Spas in Howard County such as Turf Valley Spa, Happy Feet, Massage Envy, Haven on the Lake & Luna’s Day Spa.

And lets not forget that dads should get a relaxing day off too!  Jaxon Edwin in Historic Ellicott City is vintage style barber shop with a built in bourbon bar. They offer haircuts, hot shaves, retro arcade machines, and the first drink is on them; a perfect Father’s Day gift.

For more information on Spa & Salons in Howard County click here.

If you are looking to treat Mom or Dad or a recent grads to a lovely brunch or dinner, check out some of these locations offering special menus:

For a list of restaurants in Howard County click here!

Laurel Park will play host to one of the most unique Father’s Day celebrations in the Mid-Atlantic Sunday, June 16 with Cars, Cigars & Barbecue. The day will offer families live Thoroughbred racing, barbecue specials, cigar rolling, yard games, and a car display featuring the Asphalt Angels and Lost in the 50s car clubs.


Treat Dad to a round at one of Howard County’s world class golf courses:

Take dad out for a Father’s Day filled with suds and spirits. Howard County is home to over 10 destination Breweries and Distilleries. For a list of locations and information on the Howard County Craft Brew Trail, click here.

Main Event

Let your dad feel like a kid again by taking him to one of Howard County’s amusements and sporting facilities. Main Event Entertainment, Shadowland Laser Adventure, and Brunswick Bowling will guarantee to put a smile on your dad's face this Father’s Day.

Belmont Manor Wedding Under a Tent at Night

Howard County High School graduation ceremonies will be taking place at Merriweather Post Pavilion from May 20th-31st. If you are interested in taking a group of recent grads out to a celebratory dinner, these restaurants all provide group dining options.